Sector Performance Since Jan 2009
This chart above is similar to the one on top, only difference is the base line is S&P 500. Sectors like Financials, Consumer Discretionary, Industrial and Consumer Staples has since underperformed relative to S&P 500.
I would like to take this chance to recommend a few excellent blog posts from Dr Brett and Trader-X. These posts are already bookmarked under MY DELICIOUS at the left hand column, but in case you missed it, here they are:
How to Identify and Trade Trend Days to the Upside
Recognizing Range Days in the Stock Market
A Life Lesson From Trading
How I Trade - revised Feb 09